Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Apr 2008 12:57 UTC, submitted by estherschindler
Windows "In a session at the Gartner Emerging Trends conference today, analysts Neil MacDonald and Michael Silver identified many reasons that Windows (and thus Microsoft) are in trouble. Microsoft's operating system development times are too long and they deliver limited innovation; their OSs provide an inconsistent experience between platforms, with significant compatibility issues; and other vendors are out-innovating Microsoft. That gives enterprises unpredictable releases with limited value, management costs that are too high, and new releases that break too many applications and take too long to test and adopt. With end users bringing their own software solutions into the office... Well, it's just a heck of a sad story for Microsoft."
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Microsoft is in trouble?
by NxStY on Thu 10th Apr 2008 13:40 UTC
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...analysts Neil MacDonald and Michael Silver identified many reasons that Windows (and thus Microsoft) are in trouble.


Microsoft has monopolies in several areas. They can force any crappy product they want on the market and it would still be widely used, and a standard after a while. So no, Microsoft isn't in trouble, their users are.

Edited 2008-04-10 13:41 UTC

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